Census Bureau launches surveys, data hub to track coronavirus impacts


The Household and Small Business pulse surveys fill COVID-19 data gaps, and the bureau may begin mapping the new statistics as early as May.

Here are the GIS tools that will support the 2020 census


The Census Bureau plans to use GIS-enabled tools to find where citizens live, encourage them to respond to the census and record their responses.

As Hurricane Florence hits, USDA is leveraging GIS for better emergency communications


The mapping tool could lead to quicker and more intuitive building of media distribution lists.

NGA signs new multi-year contract with Esri’s ArcGIS


The market-leading GIS company's technology has been part of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's mission for several decades.

The Library of Congress is experimenting with GIS


The "Story Maps" applications are intended to "tell the incredible stories of the Library’s collections through narrative, multimedia, and interactive maps."

New America unveils a fellowship aimed at building public interest technology ‘ecosystem’


The 15 fellows will work to bring tech to public interest organizations in the areas of immigration, child welfare and criminal justice.